(Disputed - c 850 B.C.E. / Disputed)

Homer Poems

41. The Iliad: Book 11 1/13/2003
42. The Iliad: Book 10 1/13/2003
43. The Iliad: Book 18 1/13/2003
44. The Iliad: Book 2 1/13/2003
45. The Iliad: Book 24 1/13/2003
46. The Iliad: Book 19 1/13/2003
47. The Iliad: Book 17 1/13/2003
48. The Iliad (Bk I) 1/1/2004
49. The Odyssey: Book 1 1/13/2003
50. The Iliad: Book 1 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Homer

The Iliad: Book 1

Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought
countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it send
hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs
and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the
day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first
fell out with one another.
And which of the gods was it that set them on to quarrel? It was the
son of Jove and Leto; for he was angry with the king and sent a
pestilence upon the host to plague the people, because the son of
Atreus ...

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The Iliad: Book 12

So the son of Menoetius was attending to the hurt of Eurypylus
within the tent, but the Argives and Trojans still fought desperately,
nor were the trench and the high wall above it, to keep the Trojans in
check longer. They had built it to protect their ships, and had dug
the trench all round it that it might safeguard both the ships and the
rich spoils which they had taken, but they had not offered hecatombs
to the gods. It had been built without the consent of the immortals,
and therefo

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